Tyson Foods Complex Safety Manager in Glen Allen, Virginia


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Job Description:


The Complex Safety Manager will provide Safety leadership and strategic direction by leading the complex in continuous safety improvement efforts. As an integral member of the Plant Management Team, the Complex Safety Manager will support and advise site management with regard to the Safety Management system. Formulate a proactive, local Safety strategy that drives the processing facility and live operations to become sustainable, healthy and safe operationally. Participate in developing a vision for Safety, which includes continual enhancement of established programs and consistent implementation of new programs within a team environment. The successful candidate will be involved in the effort to eliminate, prevent, or reduce the occurrence of safety, health and medical issues. The candidate will also facilitate the development and maintenance of behaviors, attitudes and a safety culture that supports the goals and behaviors and actions of Tyson Foods.

The Complex Safety Manager will act as a change agent to accelerate best practice sharing within the complex (both processing facility and live operations). Serve as the sites representative for Health and Safety. Directs the safety programs for the site; Recommends the design and implementation of new programs to minimize company losses due to accidents; Measures effectiveness of programs; Lead the compliance with OSHA regulations and OSHA/Tyson Foods Ergonomic program; Inspect machinery, equipment and working conditions to ensure compliance with OSHA; Maintain OSHA file and support documents; Accompanies OSHA inspector on any complex inspections; Regularly inspects and reviews plant and live operations to assure compliance of all permits, operation and equipment with state and federal regulations; Reports any potential violations and recommends corrections as needed; Analyzes accident statistics to establish necessary precautions and changes needed for plant safety; Communicates safety policy and procedure changes to management personnel; Responsible for ensuring that all health & safety policies, procedures and practices are reviewed on an annual basis, or as changes and updates are required by practices or regulation, and are rolled-out in a timely manner; Conducts safety inspections and procedural audits in the field and have the skills, knowledge and ability to take immediate corrective action if required; Reviews all safety areas to review policies, determine causes, identify corrective actions and conducts training in areas, such as, ergonomics, emergency response team, lockout/tag out, hazard communication, and personal protective equipment; Investigates all safety related incidents, reviews incident reports and completes necessary reports for insurance carrier, risk management system and corporate safety office


Education: Broad knowledge in general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelors degree or equivalent in an academic field directly related and essential to the position

Experience: 3+ years of progressive experience in general safety and in working with fire protection equipment, Hazmat Response, Department of Transportation; prior safety management experience

Computer Skills: Standard computer skills Communication

Skills: Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Special Skills: Strong knowledge of safety

Facility Name (Location):

Glen Allen Plant

Pay Type:



Complex Safety Manager


Glen Allen





Job Function:


Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

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Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.